S.2139 - A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to require the use of child safety restraint systems approved by the Secretary of Transportation on commercial aircraft, and for other purposes.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 09/27/1996)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||09/27/1996 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2139 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/27/1996)
Amends Federal aviation law to direct the Secretary of Transportation to issue regulations requiring the use of federally-approved child safety restraint systems (including weight and age limits) on commercial aircraft.
Expresses the sense of the Congress that the United States representative to the International Civil Aviation Organization should seek an international standard to require that passengers on civil aviation aircraft be restrained: (1) on takeoff and landing; and (2) when directed by the aircraft captain.